Short Fiction from
Australia and the Indian Subcontinent
Edited by Dr Meenakshi Bharat and Dr Sharon Rundle.
Relatively True, Stories of Truth, Deception, Post-Truth
from the Indian Subcontinent and Australia
Edited by Meenakshi Bharat & Sharon Rundle
Ebooks available at:
Amazon India: www.amazon.in/dp/B0B7WGLPQP
Amazon Australia: https://www.amazon.com.au/dp/B0B7WGLPQP
Paperback Print copies at: https://sharonrundle.com.au
or Publisher: Orient BlackSwan
Contributing authors: Shirley Hazzard, Eugen Bacon, Gulzar, Meenakshi Bharat, Alex Cothren, Tony Birch, Devika Brendon, Sharon Rundle, Cate Kennedy, Anne Benjamin, Sujata Sankranti, Kate Grenville, Priya Sarrukai Chabria, Andrew Kwong, Mitra Phukan, Bashabi Fraser, Yasmine Gooneratne, Rashida Murphy, Sunil Badami, Niharika Chibber Joe, Matt Lupton, Susanne Gervay, Janhavi Acharekar, Gayatri Gill, Julia Prendergast. Proem by Dr Roanna Gonsalves.
Foreword by His Excellency, The Australian High Commissioner to India, The Honourable Mr Barry O’Farrell AO.
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Amit Dasgupta AO, Former Consul-General of India to Sydney, Ambassador, Distinguished Fellow of the Australia India Institute, a Senior Fellow at the Society for Policy Studies, and the Inaugural Country Director of the University of New South Wales since 2016j, writes:
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Glass Walls: Stories of Tolerance and Intolerance from the Indian Subcontinent and Australia : Meenakshi Bharat, Sharon Rundle: Amazon.com.au: Books
Glass Walls: Stories of Tolerance and Intolerance
from the Indian Subcontinent and Australia
Edited by Meenakshi Bharat and Sharon Rundle
published Orient BlackSwan 2019
Contributing authors: Anu Kumar, Bruce Pascoe, David Malouf, Debra Adelaide, Elizabeth Jolley, Janhavi Acharekar, Joginder Paul, Julia Mackay-Koelen, Julie Simpson, Kamala Wijeratne, Keki N Daruwalla, Libby Sommer, Meenakshi Bharat, Nandini C Sen, Neelum Saran Gour, Roanna Gonsalves, Rupleena Bose, Sharon Rundle, Sue Parker, Sujata Sankranti, Trilok Chand Ghai, and Vashti Farrer.
Foreword by Mr Amit Dasgupta University of New South Wales inaugural India Country Director, distinguished former Indian diplomat, author and educator.
Only Connect: Short fiction about Technology and Us
Editors Meenakshi Bharat and Sharon Rundle bring you another exciting volume of Short Stories from Australia and the Indian subcontinent, in which eminent authors including Anu Kumar, Anita Heiss, Malik Sajad, Sujata Sankranti, Neelum Saran Gour, Annie Zaidi, Kiran Nagarkar, Felicity Pulman, Sunil Badami, Roanna Gonsalves, Bem Le Hunte, Sophie Masson, Chandani Lokuge, Yasmine Gooneratne, Devika Brendon, Manisha Jolie Amin, Julia Mackay-Koelen, Janhavi Acharekar, Meenakshi Bharat and Mridula Koshy explore the theme of technology, communications and us. Humour, crime, tragedy and misunderstandings find their way into these marvellous stories that reflect how technology has changed our lives. A foreword by Susanne Gervay gives an insight into these diverse and fascinating narratives on this salient topic.
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Alien Shores, stories of Refugees and Asylum Seekers
from Australia and the Indian Subcontinent
Meenakshi Bharat and Sharon Rundle bring you another exciting volume of Short Stories from Australia and the Indian subcontinent, in which eminent authors including Linda Jaivin, Jamil Ahmad,Sujata Sankranti, Arnold Zable, Susanne Gervay, Amitav Ghosh, Deepa Agarwal, Ali Alizadeh, Joginder Paul, Michelle Cahill, Sophie Masson, Anu Kumar, Abdul Karim Hekmat, Bijoya Sawian, Andrew Y M Kwong, Julia Mackay-Koelen, Tabish Khair, Meenakshi Bharat and Sharon Rundle explore the theme of refugees and asylum seekers. A foreword by Rosie Scott gives the stories context and articulates the theme that underpins the stories. A variety of perspectives takes this volume of short fiction into some surprising new territory. From the moving to the shocking, these tales will linger in the reader’s mind.
Fear Factor Terror Incognito
Fear Factor: Terror Incognito is a collection of 20 unforgettable stories by well-known and emerging authors from Australia and the Indian subcontinent including David Malouf, Salman Rushdie, Neelum Saran Gour, Tom Keneally, Rosie Scott, Jeremy Fisher, Susanne Gervay, Tabish Khair, Denise Leith, Andrew Y M Kwong, Devika Brendon, Gulzar, Meera Kant, Guy Scotton, Sujata Sankranti, Kiran Nargarkar, Temsula Ao, Jaspreet Singh, Janhavi Acharekar and Meenakshi Bharat; with a foreword by Yasmine Gooneratne.
A unique collaboration between Australia and India, the stories represent these writers protests against the phenomenon of modern terror. They do not offer solutions. Instead, they lead readers along the hidden paths of an unfamiliar psychology to make their own discoveries.
A joint publication with Picador UK and Picador India, Fear Factor: Terror Incognito is essential reading for anyone interested the global phenomenon of terror. Fear Factor Terror Incognito by Sharon Rundle | Goodreads
GLASS WALLS Stories of Tolerance and Intolerance Media clips and images.
Launched in 2019 in Delhi by Her Excellency Ms Harinder Sidhu Australian High Commissioner to India, in Sydney by Shri Ramanand Garge, Director Swami Vivekananda Cultural Center, Sydney, with Susanne Gervay OAM as MC, and in Melbourne by Dr Devika Brendon at the Australian Short Story Festival 2019.
UNSW launch of Glass Walls – Presentation to Mr Ramanand Garge.
UNSW book launch of Glass Walls: Stories of Tolerance and Intolerance from the Indian Subcontinent and Australia, Orient BlackSwan 2019. Special Guest Shri Ramanand Garge. Authors Sharon Rundle, Julie Simpson, Susanne Gervay, Vashti Farrer, Roanna Gonsalves and Libby Sommer, co-editor Meenakshi Bharat on screen.
Delhi Launch. Orient Black Swan and The Australian High Commission in Delhi, India book launch, special guest Her Excellency Ms Harinder Sidhu Australian High Commissioner to India, Mr Amit Dasgupta, Sukrita Kumar Paul (with co-editor Dr Meenakshi Bharat).
Australian Short Story Festival 2019, Julia Prendergast, Sharon Rundle, Roanna Gonsalves, Debra Adelaide, Readings pop-up bookstore ASSF.
June 16, 2012
Out of print.
In releasing Alien Shores, the Consul-General of India, Sydney, Mr Amit Dasgupta addressed the audience in a way that showed compassion and understanding. He acknowledged the gravity of a world with a moving mosaic of refugees. He spoke of the need for us to show humanity and of how easily any one of us could be thrust into similar situations. The Consul-General spoke with warmth, generosity and humour.
View slide show at https://roundtablewriting.
Photo of the Consul-General of India taken by Raihana Hekmat
An exclusive interview with the editors of ‘Alien Shores’, Meenakshi Bharat and Sharon Rundle. Interview by Devaki Monani, SBS Hindi Radio.
ABC Radio National Books and Arts Daily Interview. Michael Cathcart with Susanne Gervay and Sharon Rundle.
Article in Indian Herald (online and print editions)
An article was published in IndianLink NATIONAL EDITION June (1) 2012 p17 (Online and Print editions).
Launch of Fear Factor Terror Incognito, publish
ed Picador PanMacmillan India 2009, Australia 2010.
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ROUND TABLE WRITING
A workbook for writers and writers’ Groups
(published Watagan Press, 1998) now in second edition.
This workbook has sold all over Australia, including Tasmania and Torres Strait Island;
as well as overseas (including Germany, Brazil, India and the UK).
Recommended and supported by the NSW Writers Centre
the National Book Council and the Central Coast Community College and is listed in the Ozlit database
SOLD OUT! Round Table Writing has been sold out and is currently out of print.
ROUND TABLE MAG IC
A workbook for writers and writers’ Groups
by Julie Simpson, Fran Barnes, Eve Gray and the Pencil Orchids Writing Group.
Features Web Magic by Sharon Rundle. This chapter will show you how to write for the internet and the World Wide Web and how to collaborate and network with other writers online.
Round Table Magic, a sequel to Round Table Writing, has workshops, exercises, activities and tips for writers.
Published December 2002.
CHANGES & CHANCES
The first twenty years of the Central Coast Women’s Health Centre
published CCWHC and NSW Dept Health, 1997.
Launched on International Women’s Day 1997.
Available from the Central Coast Women’s Health Centre,
Maidens Brush Road, Wyoming. NSW 2251. Australia.
MOUNTAIN AND VALLEY ECHO
a collection of interviews and researched articles on the Mangrove Mountain Districts and its people was published in 1994 by the Wyong Historical Society & Museum with assistance from Wyong Council. Available from the Wyong Historical Society Museum and Newcastle University Library.